Moong Khichdi

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup - moong, wash and soak for 3-4 hours
  • 3/4 cup - rice, wash and soak for 1/2 hour
  • 1 cup - peeled and chopped bottle gourd
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp - red chilli powder
  • 1 tbsp - coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp - cumin seeds powder
  • 1/2 tsp - garam masala
  • 2 green chillies, chopped
  • Salt as per taste
  • 1 tbsp - oil
  • 5-6 curry leaves
  • 1/2 tsp - cumin seeds
  • 1/4 tsp - mustard seeds
  • 2 tbsp - ghee

How to Make Moong Khichdi

  • Pressure cook moong up to whistle
  • Cook rice and separate it out
  • Heat oil either in a large heavy saucepan or directly in the pressure cooker (without water).
  • Add the seeds, green chillies and curry leaves
  • Add bottle gourd and all the masala
  • Saute for 4-5 minutes
  • Add moong and rice
  • Add a glass of water
  • Either cover and allow to be cooked till everything is blended well
  • Or if using cooker, cover and cook to 2 whistles
  • Add 2 tbsp ghee (optional) and stir gently. Garnish with coriander
  • Serve hot

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